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decency, we have given time for a mourning, prayer and full investigation of thes before commenting. the nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure that this never happens. that's the first public statement since the killings here in newtown friday morning. the nra also says it will hold a major news conference this coming friday, december 21st, in washington, d.c. of course, we'll cover that as well. >>> there has been another deadly shooting in colorado. police say four people are dead in a murder-suicide. lisa sylvester is monitoring that. what do you have, lisa? >> wolf, it's a disturbing story of a woman's 911 strategy. it happened in colorado. authorities say as the call for help came in, a dispatcher heard gunshots, a man saying he was going to kill himself, and then another gunshot. a s.w.a.t. team later found two men and two women dead at the scene. at an nbc team kidnapped in syria is free and unharmed and expressing relief today. richard engel says his crew was captured last week as they crossed from turkey into syria. he believes his kidnappers w
have to think not just from the ptsd side of things, these families are mourning. and they're dealing with grief. and we have to make sure that the services we provide address those grief issues. and that sometimes because of their experiences they may not be able to be grieving or mourning right now. that because of what they saw and they experienced, the trauma piece of it is getting in the way. so we need to make sure our services are providing both the trauma and the grief support. >> i know the conventional, the instinctive image, the instinct is, dr. brimer, is for parents not to break down, start showing really deep emotions in front of the kids, because the kids will start to get scared. is that smart, though? should the parents try to avoid that? >> there is no way that parents are going to avoid what their feelings are. and they are going to express just how awful and how tragic this has been. but it is also important that parents get support from other adults in their lives. whether it is clergy or other loved ones that can support them in a much more way that they can't ge
. >> it's a mourning process. >> it's awful. >> i can only, you know, i have no idea but it's -- eye just seen a little bit of it and it's normally parents bury -- children bury their parents. parents shouldn't be burying their kids, 6-year-old and 7-year-old little kids -- >> no, that's the horror of this, the real horror. and the fact that teachers were protecting people. that dawn tried to stop him. and, you know, i heard on another interview -- >> she was the principal of the school. >> i'm sorry, the principal, yes. i heard someone said if she had had a gun locked in her office, she could have taken him on. excuse me, she was in another meeting, not her office. to get to her office, she would have had to have gone through the gunman. i think we need to look at what these teachers did and not just the ones who passed away but that whole school, i know all those teachers and what they did to protect their children and to keep them safe was incredible. >> lillian, thanks for what you did, thanks for injoining us, thanks for sharing your thoughts. >> lead with love, please. >> our viewer
of connecticut has designated a day of mourning and really that is just a format. this has been a long, painful week for newtown. 26 christmas trees. one for each victim of sandy hook elementary, representing the lives lost and church bells will toll on friday. >> how many times? >> we're going to be bringing it 28 times. we recognize that there 28 lives lost. and that in our faith, god mourns for everyone. >> reporter: i know part of the faith is about for givigiving. is it too soon to forgive? >> i think for some people it is too soon and for some people they need to go through that process. first of all, grieving and mourning, before there's even room for forgiveness. >> reporter: in newtown, symbols of the holiday season mixed with signs of unimaginable sadness. young woman collect donations and hand out coffee and donuts. >> the people that come in really need it and it's heart warming. >> reporter: but after a week, the wounds are still so fresh. for many, it's impossible to count to 28. >> there is light in the midst of what seems like unimaginable grief and sorrow and on this journey to
of fans are mourning the death of the mexican-american singer and reality tv star jenni rivera. what a tragic death. >> another sad story. investigators are trying to determine what caused the plane crash that killed jenni rivera and six others in mexico after a weekend concert there. 43-year-old rivera was one of the top stars of the music called bandi. she sold millions of records and once told cnn how she sold cans for scrap metal at the flea market to help make ends meet. she leaves behind five children. >>> former south african president nelson mandela is said to be doing very well. the 94-year-old leader's hospitalized in pretoria for a medical issue the government says is consistent with his age. 19 years ago today, mandela received the nobel peace prize for his human rights contributions in south africa where he spent 27 years in prison as retribution for fighting racial segregation. >>> mcdonald's says sales are up and it's credited a limiting time offering. the credit bacon cheddar sandwich. the cbo, as it's called, is a big factor, according to the fast food chain, which s
off and let the families mourn. no, that is wrong, the families need us to take action on this, so the loved ones should not have died in veiain, our sentiments, to gather, as i keep telling everybody, making a difference, service, faith, connection to other people. that is going to get us through. and here, now is an opportunity for us all to gather as a community and make a difference. >> six years ago, one father shared with me the wrenching loss of his daughter in the virginia tech massacre. now he has some advice for the parents of the children killed in newtown. plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel®, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancer
ringing ] >> this was a day of mourning one week after the connecticut school massacre. and this was the day the national rifle association finally spoke out about the shooting that horrified the nation and so much of the world. no questions were taken, no concessions were made. but there was a new call for armed guards in america's schools, all of them, and a good deal of head scratching when it was all over. cnn's tom foreman is joining us. you were there at that speech. tell our viewers what happened. >> reporter: the speech was really a great coming-out of statements from an association that's been quiet since the shooting in connecticut. many voters are very much aligned with the n.r.a. listen to what they had to say. despite protesters, the president and public opinion increasingly pushing against the gun lobby, the n.r.a. sent a strong message -- no retreat. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a guy. i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school
sadness and in mourning. you can see the president almost struggle for his own composure at one point. he talked about his girls are slightly older than these kids, but you see how much it hit him on a personal level and how he talked about this sort of being a moment for everybody to put aside whatever differences we have and focus on your own lives and what you can be grateful for and help others. i would point out that he did say while this is not a time to talk policy and i will quote, we are going to have to coming to and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. we have to to wonder if that's an indirect reference to fighting for some of those assault weapons banned and reinstatement he once supported or other gun actions he once stood for and has not fought for in the first term. we will follow-up on that at another time. >> any indication when the president will be going to connecticut? >> no. i asked at the white house and they said they don't have any travel to announce to connecticut, but you and i both know that will no doubt most l
, let's back off and let these families mourn. no, that's wrong. the families need us to take action so their loved ones should not have died in vain. the se we all are hurt. i'm deeply wrund wounded by this. i'm beside myself. as i keep telling people, making service, faith, connection with people, that's going to get us through. and here now is an opportunity for all of us to gather as a community and make a difference. >> dr. drew, thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. >> and please be sure to watch dr. drew "on call" on our sister network, hln. >>> when it comes to the fiscal cliff, president obama said should -- and i'm quoting him now, just take the deal. up next, we'll take a closer look at why the president and house speaker john boehner seem to be talking past one another. >>> and this is not a situation that i'm unwilling to compromise. this is not a situation where i'm trying to rub their face in anything. >> the president will have a decision to make. he can call on senate democrats to pass that bill or he can be responsible for the largest tax increase in america
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